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but first, i'm in the weather center with terry who is here
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soon the ghosts, goblins and ghouls will head out trick or treating and in one city, they'll be out and about at the same time as some hawkeye fafs. cbs 2 news reporter mellaney moore is in university heights to explain how tomorrow's hawkeye home game is impacting some halloween festivities. halloween is officially tomorrow, but here in university heights, trick or treatingngwill be tarting at six o clock because of the football game tomorrow. heights police say there is a very active tailgating scene in the city since it is so close to
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kinnick stadium.police say they don't wawa to mix that with young trick or treaters. iowa city officials are reminding trick or treaters to be extra careful. thousands of fans will leave kinnick after the 2:30 game saturday.trick or treating is also going on in iowa city from dusk until heights police say no matter when you go, there are general safety tips you should follow. ofc. nick sherman, university heights police15:19:58 parents, always go with your kids and never let them leave your sight. don't'tet kids just run across the street. make sure you're using crosswalks. bring flashlights with you. you.sherman says parents should always inspect kids' candy before theeat it and if you see anything suspicicus, call police. covering the corridor in university heights, mellaney moore, cbs 2 news live at five. new tonight at five, a man who is suing the waterloo police department is now in jail. jail.jovan webb is facing multiple charges from a shooting at the new world lounge two in waterloo in april. april.police say an sergeant approached webb outside the
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- hitting the sergeant several times.the sergeant dove away from the car - and other officers say it appeared he was being dragged by webb.two officers fired shots at webb as he drove away.webb has since sued the department saying he was trying to get away from a plainclothes officer because he didn't know him.all of the officers have been c cared of wrongdoing. the waterloo police department is mourning the loss of a fellow officer tonight. officer adam liddle died suddenly yesterday from a quote "unknownwnmedical trauma." the three year veteran had worked a shift the day before his death.his day will be reviewed to see if it meets criteria outlined in the hometown heroes act as a line of duty death. officer liddle leaves behind a wife and ten- year-old son. thousands of prisoners convicted of drug charges are being released starting today. the mass release comes after
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the u-s sentencing commission's decision last year to cut the sentences of drug offenders by an average of two years. more than 17- hundred of the six-thousand prisoners are *not u-s citizens and face deportation after their release. the university of iowa is getting into presidential politics. a new hawkeye poll found tha amonondemocrats, voters prefer hillary clinton to bernie sanders by a margin of more than ten percent. on the republican side, doctor ben carson came out as favorite to donald trump- an intersting note - even thou doctor carson leads in iowa, voters say they believe trump will get the nomination and will face clinton in the race for president. what might be *more interesting than the numbers the hawkeye poll came out with is *how they did it. cbs 2's kevin barry reports - it was one big learning expereince for *students at the u-o-oi.
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during an election cycle that has more social media engagement than ever before... before......these millennials are putting down their smart phones... make countless calls the old fashioned way -- trying to get 800 to a thousand pele to answer around 70 questions about the presidential race.'s part of professor fred boehmke's hawkeye poll class...teaching a bunch of political science students about the numbers side of the political world. world. i think theyeyome out of it very surprised at how much they enjoyed that side of it. learning the process and the mechanicsthe students do everything -- making the actual calls -- interacting with voters...'s so hands on and you're not just sitting there in a classroom arning different political techniques and stuff. and writing the questions -- figuring out what to say to get a response that's usable. usable.and so other groups put their input in like, 'oh maybe we should take out thehe words, they could sway someone's opinion." opinion.""we looked at some of the professional polls and
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there were some questions on there that we didn't think $ were designed's a side of the campaiai that few pepele ever see... see......but when they see professional polls on tv -- they'll be better informed about how they were created -- and be better voters for it. have resus and they kind of look like popo results. we can talk about them and we can say something itnerestsing about them. seeing that process gives them a sense of accomplishsment and a sense of pride in the work that we've done.have a nice dada-- bye!covering the corridor in iowa city, kevin barry, cbs 2 news live at five. cbs 2 news will have complete coverage of the week's political sure to watch iowa i ifocus with kevin barry sunday morning at 10:30, right here on cbs 2. today, cbs 2 news got to be part of something really special. a local business gave away a car right here at t broadcast park, to a woman who truly deserves it. cbs 2 news reporter joy howe is live outside on our patio tonight, where it all
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ririt here, is where jiji anderson from anderson automotive told rita robinson, she deserved this car. last week, we told you about jim's wheels to prosper program - this is where derson automotive gives away a car to somebody who deserves it - and to get it, you have to be nominated by someone else. he says he got multiple nominations for rita. she volunteeee all ovov the community, she's active in her church, and even when she got knocked down by health problems and her car died, e didn't slow down that work. jim told her today, that's the kind of person they were looking for, and handed her the keys to her new car. this has been a wonderful experience and i just know that - i'm goingto cry - and you know i'm on the wellllgton heights board, and everybody is just so up and arms about black and white and 'there's no good peoplplin the
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world. everything's going to pot. nothing's good.' but there's good stuff happening every day. you just have to believe 15.24.14 jim started wheels to prosper in 2009. his program, has spread to 52 shops across the u-s and canada, that give away cars to deserving people. that means we'll see you right back here next year. joy howe, cbs 2 news live at 5. coming up on live at 5..... professional soccer beings tonight in the corridor. why players say this sport is a blast to watch, even if you don't know a lot about the game. meanwhile, this is a live look outside kinnick stadium as they hawkeyes prepare for
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rapids rampage soccer team teamis getting ready to hit the turf for their first game
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at the u-s cell center. tonighghs match up against the saint louis ambush will be the first ever professional soccer game in cedar rapids. you're gonna probablysee a lot of goals scored... that's the biggest differenen between indoor and outdoor is you're gonna see much more shots on goal and goals converted... that's because of the size of the field but also the quickness of the game.. the match begins tononht at
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iowa is now home to dupont's necellulosic ethanol plplt. and it's the largest in the world. 2 news reporter steffi lee tells us about the impact it aims to have. have. steffi ll in: the grand opening of the largest cellulosic ethanol plant here in nevada could mean a lot for the agricultural industry, but could also mean a lot for the political outlook in 2016. ethanol supporters say the face of climate change is shifting - and starts with reducing dependencncon oil.the grand opening of the new dupont cellulosic plant will show iowa is at the forefront of cleaner fuels.this slant will use a six step process and use corn products to produce the energy source. dupont's numbers show seven
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bales are harvested every year and each bale qill produce 43 gallons of fuel.governor terry branstad and former lieutenant governor patty judge say this energy revolution is an important topic for presidential candidates coming to t hawkeye state.take sot: sot:"ethanol production today y is much more efficient and less energy consumption and less water consumption and more bioproducts." bioproducts." "this is going to be an important part of the election - we are going to be looking at what candidates have to say about renewable energy."steffi ll out: coming up on the cbs 2 news at six, we'll explain the economic impa of having this plant. in nevada, steffi lee, cbs 2 news, live at five. still ahead live at five... the psychology of fear, why some of us can't get enoughf haunted houses this time of year. this is a live look at
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cbs 2.
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if you think we can grow our economy while ignoring climate change, think again. america's most innovative companies are already moving to clean energy
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using existing technology to improve their bottom line. now we need a plan to help businesses and families across america to save money on electricity and create millions of new jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030. so, what are we waiting for? scary movies and of course, haunted houses -- it seems there is no shortage of ways to get scared this week. for a lot of us, being terrified is what halloween is all about. yet,
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and why are so many of us drawn toward all things frightful? experts say halloween is a holiday where we can embrace our fear and bring othehe together experiencing an important instinct that we all share. we use the fear to drive towards each other. evolutiomarily if we are afraid of a tiger, having more people around make it less likely that the tiger is going to eat me, and what we do on halloween is get connected around our fear. fear.experts say even though having other people around during a scary experience makes it less fearful, it's important totoknow your own limits. and to talk about halloween safety, sergeant ben kakm with the hiawatha police department joins me now. q) what should we know about keeping
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would criminals be looking for?q) what kinds of things can we do to be sure we have a safe halloween?q)
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"here's a live look at c- avenue here outside e broadcast park. terry will have your final
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it's been said that we all have a twin out there somewhere. this next story makes that statement seem true. true.a new picture going viral shows two o strangers on an airplane sitting next to each other - who look like they could be twins.even if you take away the beard and mustache - the resemblance is still uncanny.and - get t is - both men checked in at the same hotel - and both had a drink in the bar at exactly the same - other bearded men have been sending in pictures of themselves looking a lot like the pair of strangers who could pass for twins.
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that's cbs 2 news live at 5 this . coverage continues now
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